Sodium Hydride

Sodium Hydride (NaH) is a flammable white powder used to make chemicals, strong reducing agent, water-reactive, toxic, will burn skin and eyes. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Sodium Hydride. Please review our fire rated products: Flammable storage, FIRELoc, SUPERLoc

Sodium Hydride Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: May explode on contact with water. Contact with water will result in release of hydrogen gas and possible explosion.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant, approved flammables storage buildings, separated from oxidizers and sources of ignition.
  • Compatible Details:
  • Description: Sodium hydride is the chemical compound with the empirical formula NaH. It is primarily used as a strong base in organic synthesis.
  • Classification: N/A
  • Brand Name: n/a

Sodium Hydride Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
NaH 1.40 g/cm³ The lowest known value is 360°C (680°F) (minera n/a 23.99771 g/mol Water-Reactive 1,47°F (80°C)

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